- Workshops in Fall and Spring Semesters
- Grades 9–12
- Recommended GPA: 3.0 minimum
In addition to excellent grades, the college admissions process requires that high school students demonstrate that they are serious about their academic and professional future. The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy offers Weekend Workshops to provide high school students with programs of study that allow them to explore their professional options and to enhance their college portfolio.
These workshops are offered in condensed, weekend formats and are taught by top industry experts. They offer rigorous course work and serve as an impressive addition on a college application. There are many new offerings this semester from which to choose.
Weekend Workshop spring applications are now closed.
Spring Class Start Date: February 25, 2017
To make your application process seamless and to ensure that you get the most out of your Weekend Workshop experience, we have developed an FAQ to guide you.
Gain a better understanding of how good grammar is instrumental to working through the creative process and shaping the reader experience.
Learn the foundations of computer science and basic programming, while developing your logical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Learn how to write a compelling college application essay.
Develop and fine-tune your creative writing skills through interactive writing exercises and discussion of works by published authors.
Gain a basic understanding of international relations theory by studying historical and current case studies that address peace and security issues.
Explore digital filmmaking, from first concept to final edit, through the creation of your own film.
Learn about the event-planning process and the role of the event manager in helping clients to achieve their goals with measurable results.
Design your own portfolio of fashion accessories while learning about the fashion industry and its important figures and trends.
Learn about sports management through an examination of diverse business structures, management theories, and leadership philosophies.
Learn about impressionism and the masterpieces of this genre that changed the art world.
Immerse yourself in the practice of marketing, and create innovative marketing plans that you can add to your portfolio.
Gain an understanding of the language and uses of statistics that you will encounter in college courses.
Learn about the role of banks in global finance, as well as new companies that offer financial services and their relation to traditional banks.
Gain an introduction to the project management field while learning the fundamental theory, tools, and techniques of successful project management.
Learn the basics of investing and investment vehicles.
Learn the essential skills of print-based journalism.
Explore New York City through the lens of your camera and create an image bank of your photography.
Take part in an intensive law school class simulation, and gain an introduction to the study of law.
Learn why social media is the most influential marketing tool in today’s sports business world and how to use it to achieve business goals.
Learn how to harness the power of big data by transforming it from lifeless piles of numbers into detailed stories through data visualization.
Learn about the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors in New York City, a global destination.
Learn what makes a social media campaign successful and what tools and techniques to use to generate interest for tourism industry marketing.